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Watercress Cottage in Garden of Parsonage Farm, and Wall Adjoining, Boxley

Description: Watercress Cottage in Garden of Parsonage Farm, and Wall Adjoining

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173590

OS Grid Reference: TQ7740158935
OS Grid Coordinates: 577401, 158935
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3019, 0.5435

Location: The Street, Boxley, Kent ME14 3DX

Locality: Boxley
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 3DX

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/84 Watercress Cottage in garden of
Parsonage Farm, and wall


Cottage. C18, built partly with re-used medieval stone. Ground
floor of north elevation of galletted stone with brick patches
and brick band, first floor of ashlared chalk lump. West gable
end tarred weatherboarding. Plain tile roof. 1½ storeys.
Roof hipped at east end and half-hipped at west end. 2 pro-
jecting brick stacks; towards west end of north elevation and
on east gable end. One 2-light casement on each floor in
west gable end. Small hipped dormer in east hip of roof. Plank
door and ground floor 2-light casement together under brick
relieving arch to right of stack in east gable end. Wall adjoining
cottage to north and south. Medieval. Now encloses north-east
corner of garden. To south forms rear wall of a weather boarded
barn. To north, runs approx. 6 yds north of cottage, then
returning approx. 3 yards to west. Approx. 10 feet high.
Galletted chalk lump with thick band of flint on tall galletted
chalk lump plinth.

Listing NGR: TQ7740158935

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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